Orientation and opening number rehearsal will be held today.
All paperwork and talent music (if applicable) are due.This is a FIRM deadline. If there are any paperwork questions, please contact us prior to orientation.
We will also be learning the opening number and walking patterns during rehearsal. Dress is casual. You may want to bring your competition shoes if you'd like to practice walking in them.
Be sure to bring with you:
Contestant Contract, notarized
Résumé (eight copies)
Platform Statement (eight copies)
Talent CD (90-second or less song) - Only needed if you haven't uploaded or e-mailed your music yet.
The contestant group photo will be taken at the beginning of rehearsal. You should arrive with your hair and make-up camera-ready. There will only be a group photo printed in the program book; individual head shots will not be included in the program book. If you miss the group photo, only your name will be printed.
We will also be drawing contestant numbers and reviewing the opening number and walking patterns during this rehearsal. Please feel free to bring your competition shoes with you.
Arrive prepared for an entire run-through of the pageant. Everything needed for competition should be brought with you to rehearsal, including all on-stage competition clothes, a back-up talent music CD (if applicable), and your decorated container for the People's Choice Competition.
Arrive "interview ready" and bring everything you need for competition with you when you arrive. Interviews will begin at 1pm. Show starts at 4:30pm. Lunch will be provided, but if you want to bring a snack for yourself please do. Bring casual clothes for the "down time" before the show starts. You will have access to the stage after your interview.
Contestants will not be permitted to leave until competition has completed that evening.
*Rehearsal locations, dates, and times are subject to change. Check back here for the most recent information.